Content Tagged ‘Bird By Bird’

Discovery and structure

July 24, 2009 | 3 Comments

Noted: Anne Lamott

March 28, 2009 | One Comment

from Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life: “I honestly think in order to be a writer, you have to learn to be reverent. If not, why are you writing? Why are you here?” “The conscious mind seems to block that feeling of oneness so we can function efficiently, maneuver in the world a little bit better, get our taxes done on time. But it’s even possible to have this feeling when you see—really see—a police officer, when …

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